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CNN
Oct 3, 2012 1:00pm PDT
turkey has a very big, very capable army, but it wants to know if it's got the support from nato. what if assad starts targeting turkey with aircraft? >> that changes everything, nic robertson. thank you so much for joining me. thank you so much for watching. i'm sure wolf will be all over this and of course debate night in denver. "the situation room" begins now. >>> brooke, thanks very much. happening now, we're counting down to tonight's presidential debate. mitt romney's motorcade just pulled up at the debate hall. president obama's expected to arrive in denver any minute as well. we'll be talking with top supporters of each candidate. the former new york city mayor rudy giuliani, he'll join us live this hour. also we'll be hearing from both candidates' wives in special cnn interviews. today, by the way, is the obama's 20th wedding anniversary. so what's it like spending the night with the romneys? i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." >>> 34 days from the presidential election but much more importantly right now at least right now we've reached what may be the mo
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 2:00am PDT
and get the rhetorical backing from its nato allies. but they have continued shelling. this is not all sophisticated military. they're trying to destroy. and we've had reports from syrian opposition activist that's are syrian army casualties as a result of the turkish strikes. >> and a few analysts are suspecting that syria's attack on turkey may have been orchestrated by either the assad regime or the rebels in an attempt to pull turkey into the syrian conflict. do you have any evidence of that? >> reporter: at this point, no. i mean i understand both points of view and the rational towards making them. at this point it is hard to understand why the president would want to further complicate his life by drawing in his key neighborhood backer of the syrian rebel movement and also has the backing of nato. that is hard to understand. yes, there's a lot of logic as to why the rebels would like to see turkey come more in their side militarily and, of course, turkish artillery is doing their job for them now, destroying some syrian military regime targets there. but those theories require e
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
nato soldiers. officials say the suicide bomber targeted a joint patrol using a motorcycle packed with explosives. this attack comes a day after a firefight left two americans dead, including the 2,000th u.s. military member to be killed in afghanistan. >>> syria's foreign minister takes center stage on the final day of the u.n. general assembly session. he will address the delegates latest this morning and defend the assad regime's handling of the 18-month crisis that has spiraled into a civil war. syria has been a prime focus for world leaders at the united nations over the past week. >>> we are expecting an announcement today in that mystery surrounding the location of jimmy hoffa's remains. investigators are waiting for tests on mud and clay samples from a home in suburban detroit. they searched under a shed there on friday. a tipster, you will remember, claimed he saw what appeared to be a body being buried at the site the day after the former teamster's chief disappeared back in 1975. >>> sports, sunday night football the super bowl champion new york giants falling to the ph
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
nato afghan patrol. lisa sylvester is monitoring that and other top stories in "the situation room." what happened? >> it's another reminder of the dangers in afghanistan. taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for today's attack in eastern afghanistan. the afghan interior ministry says 14 people, including three nato service members, their interpreter and four afghan police were killed when the bomber blew up a motorbike packed with explosives. 57 people were wounded. >>> honda is recalling nearly 16,000 of its popular accord vehicles. a faulty power steering hose can leak triggering a fire. it's models 2003 through 2007. 53 honda accord tls were recalled earlier this year. >>> indianapolis colts head coach chuck pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia. the coach's doctor says it is a highly treatable form of leukem leukemia. and the colts' offensive coordinator will take over the team while pagano undergoes treatment. >> wish him a speedy recovery. >>> barack obama and mitt romney are rehearsing for their first presidential debate. you're about to hear what may be some of the
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
louder. fueled in part by the deaths, murders of nato troops by afghans they are training, so-called green on blue attacks have claimed nearly 50 lives thus far this year. and the killings, they're taking a toll on the troops in the field. here is what nato's secretary-general told britain's guardian newspaper just this week. quoting here, quote, there is no doubt insider attacks have undermined trust and confidence, absolutely. the secretary-general told the guardian nato's withdraw could come sooner than expected and those attacks have also frustrated, angered those who lead the troops. just this past sunday general john alan, the isaf commander, voiced his frustration on "60 minute minutes". >> i'm mad as hell about them. we're going get after this. it reverberates everywhere, across the united states. we're willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we're not willing to be murdered for it. >> with the headline that one in the guardian, proclaiming the withdraw could be sped up and with general alan saying, mad as hell about the attacks, i can't help but remember the
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
of it from a syrian ex-pats. it's all legal. a former nato political officer got the treasury department to give the syrian support group a license so it can raise money for e rebs witho violating a way forhe st syri vernment to allow. >> it's just three blocks from the white house just beyond those trees. is clear. his group is nott directly supplying the rebel with weapons. it can't do that legally. he says the money goes to rebel commanders on ground, people who they've vetted thoroughly who buy the weapons. he says those commande have to sign a ocmatif prciples saying they'll follow the geneva decratic ideals. cnn contributor tom dangerous. >> you almost end up with a internnal fast and furious program. we'll nd those wpons there, and they'll end up in theight hands, and we'll be able to track them later. noyou won't. that's what we have right now in libya. utow do you know that these people are not ju gning your proclamation just to get the weapons and then use it for nefarious purpose? >> we use third party contacts on the ground and use the relationships with family members, the
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
they've got munitions from the united states, from nato countries, from other countries, that's going to basically tell them nothing, because, because of the insurrection that led up to the overthrow of gadhafi. you have countries from all over the world, including the u.s., sending munitions into that country, training the locals how to do it to overthrow the gadhafi government. they had on-the-job training for months and months in how to operate mortars and rpgs and assault rifles and pistols. so you had a war zone there for a long time, so you have tens of thousands of civilians who know how to operate that military hardware and would have the equipment to do it. and after gadhafi was overthrown, the new government came in, no one has gone to that country and taken the munitions and the weapons and the bombs and mortars out. that's all still sitting there. we'll have the same issue in syria when that ends. for all the stuff that's being sent in to help the rebels, what happens in the aftermath when you've got tons of stuff that came in from all over the world and it falls into the
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, then they leveraged the nato support, which assassinated gadhafi. >> jeff, let me ask you, how big of a problem are these groups right now? >> well, i think they're a major problem. they don't represent a great proportion of libyan citizenry, obviously. you're talking about small rejections factions. i would jump on a point nah jeff porter made. a lot of these organizations integrate jihadi veterans who have some combat experience. whether we're talking about iraq in which libyans represented a very sizable contention of foreign fighters there, or even in the afghan pakistan war zone. you have a lot of folks with a great deal of experience and that also plays into the reason of why we didn't know about this and its entirety before it happened. a lot of these guys are very sophisticated in their secrecy and trade craft. you're talking about the word of mouth, et cetera. >> let me ask you about this crucial question we've been reporting on, which is what appears to be, i mean it is at least from the way it's come out, a real disconnect from what the u.s. intelligence committee is saying they knew
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. earlier this morning, a suicide bomber driving a motorcycle killed 14 people, including three nato service members. the taliban claimed responsibility. there's been a surge in attacks by afghans turning their weapons on the americans who have been training them and working with them. some americans are going into the war zone, even now, even with those rising risks. "outfront" tonight, the story of an entire family deploying. >> reporter: dinnertime means family time at the skillman household. from who's chopping to who's stirring. to who is sitting around the table and who soon won't. how hard is this for your family? >> not real sure. i don't really think it's hit them yet, i don't. >> reporter: a grandfather to three girls, his other title is master sergeant dan skillman, u.s. army reserves. he deploys to afghanistan in just weeks with his wife, master sergeant lola skillman and their oldest son, james, a sergeant. husband, wife and son will be gone nine months as reserve support at kandahar. despite the 29 years that lola has served, this will be her first time deployed a war zone. ar
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
. a woman and several children. >> okay. so as we continue to watch, we'll watch reaction from nato also i presume. >> tur ks are turning to nato to. i don't think we can expect to see them sending tanks from europe or from the united states
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
14 people in eastern afghanistan just this morning. among the dead, three nato forces. in total, 57 people were wounded. now to a video that has surfaced on the internet. a u.s. soldier wearing a helmet cam last april in kunar province comes under fire. our view here is virtual. he's facing the real thing. this is heart pounding stuff. take a look. >> fire! >> hey! i'm moving down! [ gunfire ] [ bleep ] i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! [ bleep ] help me! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! >> you hear the soldier, it turns out the soldier here suffered minor injuries and has since returned to duty. also, no other coalition member were hurt in that particular fire fight. >>> hugo chavez has apparently a softer side. ♪ playing a folk song, to rocking with the band, chavez showing that softer side. but you have not seen anything yet. ears are weird. i don't know what shape that is .. but it's not round. so why would headphones be round? they should be shaped like this.. 'earshaped'. you know .. so they fit in your ears. ♪ [ male announcer ] th
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